FOOD GRADE E427 - CASSIA GUM POWDER



GENERAL PARAMETERS OF CASSIA GUM POWDER E427 (FOOD GRADE)
Parameters Value
Color, Smell & Taste Pale yellow to off-white, Neutral odourless powder
Appearance Fine free flowing powder with no lumps
Acid insoluble matter Not more than 2.0 %
pH 5.5 to 8
Crude fat Not more than 1 %
Protein Not more than 7 %
Total Ash Not more than 1.2%
Loss on drying Not more than 12% by weight
Total Anthraquinones Not more than 0.5 mg/kg
Solvent Residues Not more than 750 mg/kg Propan-2-ol
Viscosity Less than 500 mPa.s (25 °C, 2h, 1 % solution)
MICROBIOLOGIC
Total Plate Count Not more than 5000 cfu/g
Yeast and Mould Not more than 100 cfu/g
E. Coli Not detected in 1.0 g
Salmonella Not detected in 25.0 g
HEAVY METALS
Lead Less than 0.1 mg/kg
Cadmium Less than 0.1 mg/kg
Arsenic Less than 0.1 mg/kg
Mercury Less than 0.1 mg/kg

PACKING & STORAGE

Packing 25 Kg, Paper Laminated HDEP Bags, with PP liner
Shelf Life 2 Years After Manufacturing Date, Under Recommended Conditions
Storage Cold And Dry Conditions, Sealed Packaging, At 15-28°C, Max. 65% RH